What does Yehuda mean?
Yehuda \ye-huda, yehu-da\ as a name for boys. Yehuda's root is Hebrew, and Yehuda means "praise". Yehuda is a derivative of Yehudi (Hebrew): related to the feminine Judith, and Jude. A common choice for a name for newborns.
Yehuda has 1 variant: Yehudah.
Yehuda is an unusual given name for men. Yehuda is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Yehuda for boys. Yehuda was first listed in 2001 and reached its highest position of #897 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is at #985 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Yehuda and corresponding names. The only other prominent related form of Yehuda (#985 the previous year) is Judah (#243 the previous year). Adoption of this boy name was at its highest in 2012 and is almost as widespread today. Judah (#243) is the most chic baby name here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)